Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CENX UAN GGB BAK

ZINC leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CENX UAN GGB BAK

Basic materials stocks finished flat on Wednesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 2.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Horsehead Holding (ZINC): ZINC stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 0.7% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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